Gary Jankowski, Bass. Born in Seatle. APA Artists' Management Alexandra Mercer - www.apaartistsmanagement.com/garyjankowski/




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Video (YouTube):
Fafner (Ring)
Hunding (Walküre)
Hagenís Monolog


A native of Seattle, Gary Jankowski performed in the theatres of Chicago, Milwaukee and Cincinnati, before moving to Germany. Particularly suited to the Germany repertory, he became a permanent ensemble member of Nuremberg, Schwerin, Rostock, Freiburg and Halle/Saale, with festival appearances at the Cervantino Festival, Händel-Festspiele Halle, Festival Castell de Peralada, Donostia/San Sebastian, Schlossfestspiele Schwerin. Recently he appeared as Fafner RING (shortened version) at the Teatro Colón Buenos Aires and was rehearsal cover for Hagen and Fafner RING at L'Opéra National de Paris (Bastille). He appeared as Fafner SIEGFRIED in an NRK live radio broadcast with the Bergen National Opera, conducted by Kent Nagano and also as Fafner DAS RHEINGOLD for New Zealand Opera. He is featured as Fafner and Hagen in the 2012 ECHO Kassik prize-winning Musicaphon DVD of the Lübeck RING. Future plans include appearances at the Teatr Wielki Warsaw.

Roles include:

AIDA: Ramfis

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS: Truffaldino



UN BALLO IN MASCHERA: Tom


BALSAZAR: Gobrias

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA: Basilio


LA BOHÉME: Colline


LE CID: Don Alonzo

DON CARLO: Il Grande Inquisitore

DON GIOVANNI: Il Commendatore




DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL: Osmin



FIDELIO: Rocco


DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER: Daland

DER FREISCHÜTZ: Der Eremit

DER KAISER VON ATLANTIS:Tod


THE LIGHTHOUSE: Third Officer/Arthur

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR: Raimondo

DIE LUSTIGEN WEIBER VON WINDSOR: Falstaff

THE MAN THAT MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR
A HAT: Dr. P

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO: Bartolo

PARSIFAL: Titurel


DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN

RING shortened version: Fafner

DAS RHEINGOLD: Fafner




DIE WALKÜRE: Hunding


SIEGFRIED: Fafner


DIE GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG: Hagen




IL RITORNO D'ULISSE: Nettuno

DER ROSENKAVALIER: Baron Ochs von Lerchenau

SAMSON ET DALILA: Un vieillard hébreu

SCHERZ, SATIRE, IRONIE UND TIEFERE BEDEUTUNG: Mordax

SIMON BOCCANEGRA: Fiesco

TANNHÄUSER: Landgraf

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE: König Marke

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE: Sarastro


Dorset Opera; Schlossfestspiele Schwerin

Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater;
Opernhaus Halle;
Festival Castell de Peralada

Nürnberger Oper;
Theater Freiburg

Nürnberger Oper

Nürnberger Oper;
Zwickauer Oper

Opernhaus Halle;
IVAI, Casalmaggiore

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Schlossfestspiele Schwerin

Chicago Lyric Opera Center;
Schlosstheater Potsdam;
Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater;
Theater Lübeck

Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra;
Theater und Orchester Neubrandenburg/Neustrelitz;
Theater für Niedersachsen

Bellingham Festival of Music;
Dorset Opera

Ópera de Bellas Artes, Mexico City

Theater Freiburg

ECOV Prag, Alden Biesen/Belgium;
Konzerthaus Berlin

Opernhaus Halle

Opera San José

Indianapolis Opera

Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater


Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater

Nürnberger Oper




Teatro Colón Buenos Aires

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, New Zealand;
Theater Freiburg;
Theater Lübeck;
Theater Kiel

Theater Freiburg;
Theater Görlitz

Den Nye Opera;
Theater Freiburg

Theater Lübeck;
Theater Freiburg;
Staatstheater Cottbus


Seattle Chamber Singers

Theater und Orchester Neubrandenburg/Neustrelitz

Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg

Opernhaus Halle (World Premiere)


Theater Freiburg

Theater für Niedersachsen

Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater

Opera San José; Skylight Opera Theatre


Conductors & Directors with whom he has worked include:

Kent Nagano; Michael Palmer; Fred Berndt, Annegret Ritzel, Uwe Scholz, Cesare Lievi, Dejan Miladinovic, Werner Saladin, Brian Deedrick, John Norris, Axel Köhler, Christian Marten-Molnàr, Ralf-Peter Schulze, Anthony Pilavachi, Frank Hilbrich, Joan Anton Rechi, Klaus Weise, Jacques Delacôte, Miltiades Caridis, Michail Jurowski, Fabrice Bollon, Rolf Reuter, Axel Kober, Joseph Rescigno, Anton Marik, Stefan Malzew, Roman Brogli-Sacher, Gerhard Markson, Randall Behr, Karsten Huschke, Jens Troester, Bryan Balkwill, Patrick Shelley, James Caraher, Hanspeter Gmür, Eckehard Stier, Stefan Blunier.

Orchestras:

As a concert singer, he has appeared with, among others, The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; The Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle Schwerin, the Neubrandenburger Philharmonie, the Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg, the Chautauqua, Cedar Rapids and Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestras and Orchestra Seattle

Recordings:

Musik in Deutschland 1950-2000
Excerpt: Detlev Glanert: Scherz, Satire, Ironie und tiefere Bedeutung
Opernhaus Halle?RCA Red Seal.

DVDS:

Wagner: Der Ring der Niberlungen for Musicaphon; Winner-2012 ECHO Klassik Prize); Wagner: Colón-Ring for C Major/Deutsche Welle

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